Chemical Hazmat Delivery Driver

Recruiter
Location
Orange, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jan 2017
Closes
22 Feb 2017
Ref
2819812
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Chemical Delivery Hazmat Driver will drive a tractor-trailer combination capacity up to 80,000 GVW, to transport and deliver hazardous and non-hazardous materials in bulk or packaged form. You will be required to load and unload tanker, box truck, or flatbed. This position will be based out of Orange, Texas but will make deliveries in the U.S. Gulf and Southeastern states including but not limited to: Texas, Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Chemical Delivery Hazmat Driver, you will: 
  • Support all Environmental, Health, and Safety programs, policies, and regulations 
  • Follow all applicable state and federal DOT regulations and appropriate safety procedures when transporting hazardous materials 
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles; be responsible for scheduling both preventative and unplanned maintenance 
  • Work with scheduler, customer sites, inventory planners and sales reps to obtain delivery instructions and schedule unloading 
  • Secure cargo for transport, using straps, blocks, chain, binders, and/or covers; may be required to load and unload trucks, or help others with loading, unloading and trailer clean outs
  • Perform other duties as required



Qualifications/Requirements

  • High School Diploma / GED 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with class A CDL, hazardous materials transportation and driving a tractor-trailer combination 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements 
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 95% of the time, as required 
  • Ability and willingness to travel overnights, as required 
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid TWIC



Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • All weather driving experience (heat, snow, ice, hail, sleet, rain, fog) 
  • Experience with Freightliner or Kenworth tractor equipment 
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills 
  • Attention to detail and strong math skills 
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Team player, individual thinker, self-starter with an ability to work independently 
  • Current and valid U.S. Passport 
  • Fork lift certification 
  • Ability to to wear a respirator per customer requirements
  • Associate's Degree (2 year college or technical school)

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